The UNCP Community Engagement Specialist will coordinate Community Camps to engage Lumbee communities directly in efforts to improve American Indian student access to higher education.
These camps will be held at tribal community buildings throughout Robeson County.
Locations and dates for the first set of community camps are as follows:
Pembroke Boys and Girls Club | 120 Youth Drive, Pembroke, NC |
Thursday, September 29, 6-8 pm
Two Streams Community Building | 16 Rosie’s Drive, Maxton, NC
Thursday, October 13, 6-8 pm
Southern Spirit Boys & Girls Club | 1872 Back Swamp Road, Lumberton, NC
Thursday, November 17, 6-8 pm
First Nation Boys & Girls Club | 784 Singletary Church Rd, Lumberton, NC
Thursday, December 15, 6-8 pm
More camps will be scheduled for 2017.
Community Camps will feature guest speakers and talking circles on issues in higher education and career preparedness. A light dinner will be provided.
For additional information, contact: Myia Reyes (Lumbee), Community Engagement Specialist, Southeast American Indian Studies Program | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Phone: 910.775.4663 | Fax: 910.522.5795 | www.uncp.edu/projectaccess